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Title Explaining criminal behaviour : interdisciplinary approaches / edited by Wouter Buikhuisen and Sarnoff A. Mednick
Published Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1988


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Description vi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Section 1. Theories of delinquency -- The need for an integrative approach in criminology / W. Buikhuisen and S.A. Mednick -- Towards a general theory of crime / T. Hirschi and M. Gottfreson -- Chronic juvenile deliquency : a theory / W. Buikhuisen -- Section II. Precursors of deliquency and crime -- Behavioral precursors and accelerators of delinquency / R. Loeber -- Social, psychological and biological influences on juvenile deliquency and adult crime / D.P. Farrington -- Environmental and biological factors in the development of aggressive behavior / D. Olweus -- Biological, psychological and social factors related to juvenile delinquency / W. Buikhuisen, L. Bontekoe, C. van der Plas-Korenhoff and B.W. G. P. Meijs -- Section III. Mental illness and crime -- Antisocial behaviour of persons suffering from mental disorders / S. Hodgins -- The genetic relationship between antisocial behavior and schizophrenia : a review of the literature / L. Silverton -- Section IV. Studies of deterrence -- General deterrence : a field experiment / W. Buikhuisen -- Specific deterrence : a quasi-experiment / K.S. van Dusen and S.A. Mednick -- Testing a model of sanction sensitivity : accommodation to an existing data set / M.W. Klein and J. Peterson -- Theoretical and policy implications / S.A. Mednick and W. Buikhuisen -- Index of subjects -- Index of authors
Notes "Most of the chapters in this book are based on papers presented at the symposium Explaining Crime: interdisciplinary approaches ... on June 5 and 6, 1986"--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and indexes
Subject Crime prevention -- Congresses.
Crime prevention.
Criminal behavior -- Congresses.
Criminal behavior.
Crime -- prevention & control.
Criminal Psychology.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Buikhuisen, W. (Wouter), 1933-
Mednick, Sarnoff A.
LC no. 87020847
ISBN 9004085149 (paperback)
Other Titles Explaining criminal behavior
Explaining criminal behavior